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Portrait of a Mother

She answered the door wearing neither makeup nor shoes. She wore a t-shirt and cut off denim shorts and a closely cropped haircut that was devoid of any styling product.  She smiled as she opened her home to me and … Continue reading

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Closing Time

Today is the last day of school for the kids before their Christmas break, that glorious in limbo time when reality seems to stop for a weeks.  No alarm clocks. No homework. No scheduled lunches and tests. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Daily Photo: Sidewalk Art

Sidewalk art in New York City. There was no explanation or sign or artist nearby. Just this chalk picture in the middle of the sidewalk.

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Daily Photo: Fried Snot

I have this crazy habit of trying to eat the local cuisine whenever I visit a place. In Charleston, South Carolina, some teeny bopper waitress insisted that fried oysters was the very best the city had to offer, so I … Continue reading

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Eleven

Yesterday he was ten. Today he is eleven. Yesterday I was a scared 19 year old kid and today I am a mother of two who is still pretty scared of messing them up, but no longer afraid of being his … Continue reading

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Daily Photo: Kissing Dolphins

Kissing Cindy at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.

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Daily Photo: Sunset On St. Pete Beach

Sunset on St. Pete Beach, over the very pretty shoulder of an awesome friend.

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Daily Photo: Randomly Sacred

This four-sided Brahmin shrine is in front of Caesar’s Palace in Vegas.  Totally random and gorgeous.

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The Beginning of A Plan

We’re about 6 months away from our departure date. Of course, we don’t actually have an exact departure date, but we know we are planning to hit the road in June-ish.  Besides not having a departure date, we also don’t … Continue reading

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Why “it’s not about you” is utter bullshit.

“It’s not about you.” I fucking hate it when people say that.  Because, while it may be true and healthy, it’s usually said to let someone know that their feelings are stupid. “It’s not about you… it’s about me.” That … Continue reading

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